J Med Assoc Thai 1999; 82 (11):1158

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Fixed Drug Eruption due to Atenolol : A Case Report
Palungwachira P Mail, Palungwachira P

We report a case of (generalized) fixed drug eruption induced by atenolol, a beta adrenoreceptor
blocking agent. Atenolol has been shown to be effective treatment for hypertension.
angina pectoris and cardiac arrhythmia. However, adverse skin reactions are very rare. We present
a case of (generalized) fixed drug eruption due to atenolol and review the cutaneous reaction to
the drug.
Key word : Fixed Drug Eruption, Atenolol, Case Report

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